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Public Hearing on Local Rules

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

The Local Rules Committee is pleased to report completion of its work with new proposed Local Rules and Chapter 13 plan forms for the Eastern District Bankruptcy Court. The Rules and forms are available here for public comment. A public hearing will be held August 14, 2017 from 2:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. in Judge Kelley's Courtroom (167) at the Courthouse. Comments and questions also may be directed to rulescomment@wieb.uscourts.gov. At the conclusion of the public hearing, the Local Rules, as approved at the hearing, will be submitted to the District Court for approval and then to the Seventh Circuit Judicial Conference. Even prior to Seventh Circuit approval, the Rules may be adopted as interim rules.